Small Aurora opening on 2 m tonight

We had a small Aurora opening tonight. Seems it already started in the afternoon but I just recognized it after coming home from QRL this evening and switching on the rig to chase W1AW/1 in ME and wondering why condx were so bad, especially compared to yesterday. 😉 The reflection zone has not been very stable, signals were there for a few minutes, then silence, then sigs coming up again … back & forth. Besides this the activity was not very high, too. Nevertheless I managed to work the following nice QSOs on 2 m:

QSO  by DH8BQA on 2 m. 
Type of propagation: AUR                Mode: All mode 
From 27/08/2014 to 27/08/2014           Distance over: 0 Km. 
27/08/2014 16:33 LA3BO         JO59CD   59A    56A    CW       707
27/08/2014 16:38 SM5DFF        JO88CN   59A    55A    CW       610
27/08/2014 16:43 SM5KWU        JO89IP   57A    55A    CW       734
27/08/2014 16:50 YL2FZ         KO37QI   52A    55A    CW       952
27/08/2014 16:53 LA6OJ         JO38HQ   55A    55A    CW       771
27/08/2014 17:01 SP1DFZ        JO84RE   52A    55A    CW       241
27/08/2014 17:04 GM3WOJ        IO77WS   55A    55A    CW      1257
27/08/2014 17:09 SP2CNW        JO93AI   55A    55A    CW       255
27/08/2014 17:12 SM7EOI        JO86FP   59A    59A    CW       410
27/08/2014 17:30 RZ1AP         KO49VW   42A    55A    CW      1209
27/08/2014 17:46 SM6LJP        JO68WI   54A    55A    CW       575
27/08/2014 17:57 ES3RF         KO29IF   55A    55A    CW       932
27/08/2014 18:25 SM7GVF        JO77GA   57A    55A    CW       427
Number of QSO listed: 13

For those of you who might never have heard how Aurora signals sound like here are a few audio recordings …

LA3BO & SM6LJP, both via Aurora:





SK4MPI/B, the Aurora warning beacon:

Sorrily there was nothing at all on 6 m this time, I did not even hear any beacons via Aurora. That’s kinda strange …

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